HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: sid77
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 1
Overall: 12669

People Online:
Members: 1
Visitors: 188
BOT: 2
Total: 191
Who Is Where:
 Members:
01: Aloysius > Forums
 Visitors:
01: Forums
02: Forums
03: Photo Albums
04: Forums
05: Forums
06: Forums
07: Forums
08: Forums
09: Forums
10: Forums
11: Forums
12: Forums
13: Forums
14: Forums
15: Forums
16: Forums
17: Forums
18: Forums
19: Photo Albums
20: Your Account
21: Forums
22: Forums
23: Your Account
24: Forums
25: Your Account
26: Forums
27: Forums
28: Forums
29: Forums
30: Forums
31: Forums
32: Forums
33: Forums
34: Forums
35: Forums
36: Forums
37: Forums
38: Forums
39: Photo Albums
40: Photo Albums
41: Forums
42: Photo Albums
43: Forums
44: Forums
45: Forums
46: Forums
47: Forums
48: Forums
49: Forums
50: Forums
51: Forums
52: Forums
53: Photo Albums
54: Forums
55: Forums
56: Forums
57: Forums
58: Forums
59: Forums
60: Forums
61: Forums
62: Forums
63: Photo Albums
64: Forums
65: Forums
66: Forums
67: Forums
68: Forums
69: Forums
70: Forums
71: Forums
72: Your Account
73: Your Account
74: Forums
75: Forums
76: Forums
77: Forums
78: Forums
79: Forums
80: Forums
81: Forums
82: Forums
83: Forums
84: Forums
85: Forums
86: Forums
87: Forums
88: Forums
89: Forums
90: Forums
91: Forums
92: Forums
93: Forums
94: Forums
95: Forums
96: Forums
97: Forums
98: Photo Albums
99: Forums
100: Your Account
101: Forums
102: Forums
103: Forums
104: Forums
105: Home
106: Forums
107: Forums
108: Forums
109: Forums
110: Forums
111: Forums
112: Forums
113: Your Account
114: Forums
115: Your Account
116: Forums
117: Photo Albums
118: Forums
119: Forums
120: Forums
121: Forums
122: Forums
123: Forums
124: Your Account
125: Forums
126: Forums
127: Photo Albums
128: Forums
129: Forums
130: Forums
131: Forums
132: Forums
133: Photo Albums
134: Your Account
135: Forums
136: Forums
137: Forums
138: Forums
139: Forums
140: Forums
141: Forums
142: Forums
143: Forums
144: Forums
145: Forums
146: Forums
147: Forums
148: Forums
149: Forums
150: Forums
151: Forums
152: Forums
153: Forums
154: Forums
155: Forums
156: Forums
157: Forums
158: Forums
159: Forums
160: Home
161: Photo Albums
162: Forums
163: Forums
164: Forums
165: Forums
166: Forums
167: Forums
168: Forums
169: Forums
170: Forums
171: Forums
172: Forums
173: Forums
174: Forums
175: Forums
176: Forums
177: Forums
178: Forums
179: Your Account
180: Forums
181: Forums
182: Forums
183: Forums
184: Forums
185: Forums
186: Forums
187: Forums
188: Forums
  BOT:
01: Forums
02: Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 305
 Pictures: 2366
  · Views: 494209
  · Votes: 1312
  · Comments: 86
 

Support our Advertisers

Got a chony
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Reloading Ammunition

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Southpaw
Member
Member


Joined: Sep 12, 2005
Posts: 51
Location: Saskatoon

PostPosted: Sun May 27, 2007 11:04 pm    Post subject: Got a chony Reply with quote

Just used a chony for the first time. This is cool. My loads for my 6mm were sucky. Load data listed 3820 with RL-15, I got average of 3550. But my ruger 30-06 with a 22" barrel cranked out 180gr hornadys at 2845 with RL-19. Wow that was ripping the deveation was only 20FPS. That was with the max load of 60gr. I thought with a short barrel I wouldn't even get to the llisted seed, never mind going over.
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Handloader
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Aug 22, 2005
Posts: 1032
Location: Phoenix, Arizona

PostPosted: Mon May 28, 2007 12:56 am    Post subject: Re: Got a chony Reply with quote

Southpaw: congrats on the chronograph. With all the money we lavish on accessories and firearms and the components, it is all made more meaningful when you know what your firearm and loads are doing. I would be disadvantaged in developing loads without the data to support the performance of each variation.

Chronographs, too, can be another tool in knowing pressure of loads, or, at least, when loads are getting to their maximum efficiency. When adding a specific amount of powder with incremental loads, the velocity increase is nearly predictable. When that increase begins to lessen, it is a sign that maximum workable pressures are being encountered. And, its time to back off.
Back to top
View user's profile
Jack
Member
Member


Joined: Oct 19, 2005
Posts: 98

PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2007 8:13 am    Post subject: Re: Got a chony Reply with quote

Southpaw, I'm sure you'll enjoy the Chrony.
Particularly when you firest get a chronograph, they can be very illuminating- and sometimes disillusioning.
Back to top
View user's profile
Crackshot
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Oct 23, 2005
Posts: 1693
Location: Mich

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Got a chony Reply with quote

Chronys sure wake you up! They have a funny way of poping your bubble. Sad

_________________
The human mind is the weapon, the gun is just one of its tools.
Back to top
View user's profile ICQ Number AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
roklok
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Aug 11, 2005
Posts: 608
Location: Fairbanks, Alaska

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:49 pm    Post subject: Re: Got a chony Reply with quote

On the other hand, on several occasions I have found my loads to be quite a bit faster than what they should be. My favorite 45-70 load is doing about 200 FPS more than what is listed in the Speer manual. 2060 FPS with 400 gr Speer.
Back to top
View user's profile
Grant
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Aug 28, 2006
Posts: 325
Location: Grande Prairie, Alberta

PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 1:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Got a chony Reply with quote

Ya know, I really have to invest in one of those. Better order one this summer before next moose season.

_________________
If God wanted us to be vegetarians, he would have made broccoli more fun to shoot!..
Back to top
View user's profile
Rick_Teal
Member
Member


Joined: Apr 02, 2005
Posts: 29

PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 2:48 pm    Post subject: Re: Got a chony Reply with quote

Southpaw:

Before you begin cranking up your 6mm loads, it would be advisable to establish some sort of baseline, so you can tell if your gun shoots all loads "slow", or if its actually a problem with the load.

I like to do this with factory loads, and see if I get velocities equal to the published levels. It also nice if you have some test data on these loads done by someone else in their gun. A great and reliable source can be magazine articles where the writer is testing a new powder or bullet. Back issues of "Handloader" are great for this.

Remember, barrels shorter than the test barrel tend to give lower velocities. In one of my 30-06s, I'll get 96 fps less velocity than published with its 22" barrel.

_________________
Hunting is EXCITING! Bolt Actions are BORING!!!!
Don't Mix the Two!!
Back to top
View user's profile
Team Hillbilly
Rookie Member
Rookie Member


Joined: Jun 30, 2007
Posts: 3

PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2007 8:09 pm    Post subject: Re: Got a chony Reply with quote

Which Brand and model did you get ?? How much did it set you back? That is if you don't mind me asking
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Reloading Ammunition
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 7 Hours



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Advertisements
 


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.